Our Faculty

Wei Fang

Assistant Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Biology

Location
Office Hours

Fall 2021

Office Hours

Fall 2021

Office Hours
Virtual

Fall 2021

Wed 10:00am-12:00pm

Thu 3:00pm-5:00pm

“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

Biography


PhD, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Ecology and Evolution

MS, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, PRC
Botany

BS, Peking University, Beijing, PRC
Environmental Biology and Ecology



Publications


Asymmetric impacts of dryness and wetness on tree growth and forest coverage
Fang, W. (2013, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Vol 288-289 , pages 107980.
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A field experimental study on the impact of Acer platanoides, an urban tree invader, on forest ecosystem processes in North America
Fang, W. (2020, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 15). Ecological Processes. Vol 9 , pages 9.
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Hospital and healthcare insurance system record--based epidemiological study of myasthenia gravis in southern and northern China
Fang, W. (2020, March 3). Neurological Sciences. Vol 41 , pages 1211-1223.
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Spatial Upscaling of Tree-Ring-Based Forest Response to Drought with Satellite Data
Fang, W. (2020, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 3). Remote Sensing. Vol 11 (Issue 20) , pages 2344.
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Dynamic responses of tree-ring growth to multiple dimensions of drought
Gao, S., Liu, R., Zhou, T., Fang, W., Yi, C., Lu, R., Zhao, X. & Luo, H. (2019, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 10). Global Change Biology. Vol 24 (Issue 11) , pages 5380--5390.

Forest drought resistance distinguished by canopy height
Xu, P., Zhou, T., Yi, C., Fang, W., Hendrey, G. & Zhao, X. (2018). Environmental Research Letters. Vol 13 (Issue 7) , pages 075003.

Impacts of water stress on forest recovery and its interaction with canopy height
Xu, P., Zhou, T., Yi, C., Luo, H., Zhao, X., Fang, W., Gao, S. & Liu, X. (2018). International journal of environmental research and public health. Vol 15 (Issue 6) , pages 1257.

Bifurcated response of a regional forest to drought
Fang, W. (2018). Expert Opin Environ Biol 7. Vol 2 , pages 2.
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A global study of GPP focusing on light-use efficiency in a random forest regression model
Wei, S., Yi, C., Fang, W. & Hendrey, G. (2018, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 6). Ecosphere. Vol 8 (Issue 5) , pages e01724.

RESEARCH INTEREST


Organismal and ecosystem resilience and responses to anthropogenic changes, including urbanization, climate warming, and biological invasions.

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts


Exploring the color change of male African cichlid fish Astatotilapia burtoni, in Lake Tanganyika in response to urbanization and algal bloom
Fang, W. August 2019 - July 2022.National Science Foundation 18-600 Program,Federal,$499,995.00.Funded.

Identification of biomarkers for MG clinical subtype classification and development of treatments through precision medicine
Fang, W. January 2017 - January 2022.National Science Foundation of China,Other,$342,500.00.Funded.

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